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12th Annual Grammy Awards videocam event_note At the 12th Annual Grammy Awards on March 11, 1970, Harry Nilsson won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Male for "Everybody's Talkin' ."
A Celebration of the Music of Harry Nilsson event_note A concert titled "A Celebration of the Music of Harry Nilsson" was held at the Roxy on Sunset in Los Angeles, California , on June 13, 1998.   The show opened with children from Topanga Elementary School performing selections from The Point! .   Other performers included Morley ...
A Tribute to Harry Nilsson event_note On June 16, 2015, The Satellite in Los Angeles, California , presented "A Tribute to Harry Nilsson ."   The live show featured performances by Leslie Stevens , Philip Krohnengold , Daniel Cervantes ( Howlin' Rain ), Micah Keren-Zvi ( Night Cruise ), Dan Bern , Claire McKeown ( Honey ...
Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre event_note Barbara Cook: A Concert for the Theatre, a one-person show starring Barbara Cook , featured songs by Harry Nilsson . The show played at the Ambassador Theatre from April 15, 1987, through April 26, 1987.
Boston Fireworks {July 4, 1998} event_note Harry Nilsson's performance of "Without You " was one of the recorded music selections used for the July 4, 1998, fireworks display on the Esplanade in Boston following the Boston Pops concert.    
Duke Special Presents the Songs of Harry Nilsson event_note In October of 2014, Duke Special toured several cities in Ireland performing songs by Harry Nilsson . [1]   Duke Special and Friends - Gotta Get Up (Nilsson) ...
Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for John and Sean Lennon event_note radio On October 9, 1984, a birthday party for Sean Lennon and his father John Lennon was held on-the-air by the radio station WNEW-FM in New York, New York and distributed by satellite to other stations by MJI Broadcasting .   "Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for ...
From Brooklyn to Hollywood event_note "From Brooklyn to Hollywood" was a concert celebrating the Hollywood composers, songs, and stars from Brooklyn, New York . The concert pays tribute to Neil Diamond , Harry Nilsson , and Barbra Streisand as well as such films as "The Kid From Brooklyn ," "It Happened in Brooklyn ," and ...
Harry Nilsson Birthday Bash 2021 event_note On June 15, 2021, a YouTube event was held to celebrate Harry Nilsson's 80th birthday and to pay respects to his son, Zak .   Harry Nilsson Birthday Bash 2021   Benediction by Stephen ...
Harry Nilsson Tribute Concert event_note A note from Roger Smith : Many of the photographs used in this article were taken with an early digital camera and are, therefore, not very good. The better quality photographs were scanned from film prints. I have additional print photographs from Harryfest ...
Harry Nilsson's Funeral event_note The funeral was beautiful.  Mark Hudson and Jimmy Webb  were among the speakers. Others in attendance, besides  Harry's wife of over 20 years (Una) and his seven children (the youngest of which, Oscar, is only two), were George Harrison , ...
Harryfest 1998 event_note   Libby and I returned from Harryfest so much happier for the amazing experience. We came home knowing that we shared something with the group that was very special.  I suppose what impressed me so much about everyone at Harryfest , and at the ...
Harryfest 1999 event_note Sue Schnelzer hosted Harryfest 1999 in Covington, Kentucky , just across the river from Cincinnati . The 'fest was held July 16 through 18, 1999.   Memories of Harryfest 1999   Joel Folds :   When I first decided to look up my favorite artist ...
Harryfest 2001 event_note Harryfest 2001 was held in London, England , starting on May 4, 2001, at the Hotel Russell . Designed in the late 1800s by architect Charles Fitzroy Doll , the hotel's dining room is said to resemble the Titanic's first-class restaurant (also designed by Doll). [1]   Hotel Russell ...
Harryquins person event_note Each year The Harlequins , an experimental, psychedelic rock trio from Cincinnati celebrate Halloween each year by adopting the persona of another group or performer. For the special, live event they’ve become The Beatles , Ziggy Stardust , and Velvet Underground . In 2018, The Harlequins ...
Moonbeam Show event_note E. J. Gold collaborated with Harry Nilsson to create "The Moonbeam Show," a collection of ceramics, jewelry, and other artwork inspired by Nilsson's songs.   The Moonbeam Show opened in 1992 at Gallery Troov in Brooklyn, New York . In 1994, the collection was shown in New Paltz, New ...
Northridge Earthquake event_note The Northridge Earthquake rocked southern California on January 17, 1994, just two days after Harry Nilsson died. Aftershocks rumbled during Harry's funeral where someone joked that the earthquake was the result of Harry getting to heaven and discovering that there is no bar there.    
Peace Sunday event_note Over 80,000 people attended the "Peace Sunday" anti-nuke rally on June 6, 1982, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California .   Although the Associated Press and other sources describe Harry Nilsson as one of several speakers, he doesn't appear to have ...
The Jim Keltner Fan Club Hour event_note On March 25, 1974, trying to make the best use of previously booked studio time, John Lennon arranged a recording session with Mick Jagger backed by musicians from Lennon's "Rock and Roll" sessions.   The session at the Record Plant in Los Angeles, included John Lennon (producer), Roy ...
Transperformance 2005 - New York: A Bite from the Big Apple event_note Look Park in Northampton, Massachusetts , will be transformed into New York's Central Park for one evening. On August 30, 2005, the 15th annual "Transperformance " will feature more than 20 musical acts imitating their favorite New York City stars. Some of the performers include King ...
Transperformance 2015 - Look at The Movies event_note For "Transperformance " in 2015, Aloha Steamtrain performed Harry Nilsson's The Point! .   The Point! by The Aloha Steamtrain  
Watergate event_note Harry Nilsson had a strong dislike for Richard Nixon and was so pleased by the president's downfall that he dedicated an album to Frank Wills , the security guard who foiled the Watergate burglary.   In 1973, Harry and Una stayed at the Watergate hotel when Harry travelled to ...
Weddings: Miss Bettee Martin / Mr. Harry Nilsson, Jr. event_note photo Harry Nilsson's parents, Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. and Bette Martin , were married on September 16, 1940. An announcement of their upcoming nuptials appeared in The Morning News ( Wilmington, Delaware ) on September 12.   The announcement states that ...